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What makes this tree so intriguing is the salmon-pink to reddish-brown bark that exfoliates itself, revealing a lighter colored inner bark! This vigorous, fast-growing deciduous tree can be trained as either a single-trunk or multi-trunk tree during cultivation. Its leathery, diamond-shaped dark green leaves turn yellow in the fall.


Height (mature): 40-60 ft.

Width (mature): 40-50 ft.

Bloom Time: April to May

Flower Color: Green/Brown and inconspicuous 

Foliage Colors: Green turning yellow in the fall

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Special: Deer resistant, drought tolerant

(Betel Nigra) River Birch

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